2014 is definitely a year to watch out for especially for those who have a kept a keen eye on Indian markets and have wondered the fate of the Indian Rupee.Well, amidst all the economic mayhem, 2014 is also important politically.Reason: it’s the election year. 2014 is a bit different than any other election year held before. This is because India is going through an economic reform process.
Mutual Funds (MF) are a great way to invest.The current scene,however, might not be very easy on the MF industry yet for long term investment these are an ideal option. Before investing any one would want to know how mutual funds work. I do feel that before plugging in your money you need to watch out for a few points.
This article focusses on how a fall in the rupee can affect the budget of an Indian & a Non Resident Indian. A fall in the domestic currency works in opposite directions for the a resident and a non resident.
The ripple effect of the financial downturn spread across nations from 2007. The intensity of financial shock from US Subprime Mortgage Crisis was so large that it caused Europe to witness a falling economy. Through out 2009 till 2013 Eurozone has been facing a fluctuating economy causing serious concerns over rising unemployment and failure to revive the sleeping economy. In 2013, Asia Pacific faces serioius concerns with China, Japan & India falling slowly in the financial trap.The falling rupee, tumbling asian stock markets and a high food inflation are causing grave concerns over asian economies.
India has one of the largest and fastest growing economes. It is one of the members of BRICS and forms a part of G-20. With a huge population, India now faces a high Inflation rate of 9.39% (CPI) as in April 2013 and a high CAD (Current Account Deficit). Eurozone crisis and in-house politics worsen matters further. Is all well in India? A brief & closer look at what is happening.
Abenomics is Japan’s answer to its lost decade.With more than two decades of financial turmoil and big bang reforms, Japanese prime minister,Shinzō Abe proposed Abenomics, a term named after him.This is a very quick overview on what abenomics is just before the final verdict of its acceptance on June14th 2013.
The year 2008 marked the advent of a financial crisis that began with a subprime scandal and mistakes made by credit rating agencies followed by the excesses of a financial capitalism that got seriously off track. This included the dissimulation of risks, unverified and highly complicated financial instruments, legal loopholes and the persistence of tax havens attracting a share of world savings that would be more justly used to finance investments and growth.In 2008, IMF had reported that these terrible lapses will cost the international banking system about a trillion dollars in the long-term.